Not again

Taken at 11,480 feet above sea level, this photo joins two unexpected sights: a most casual Mark Strand poem and a huge boulder covered in minute bright red moss. Read La Calera 2013 Related articles Lunch in the pueblo (


El Dorado, unwakened

The silver blue horizontal slice between the mountains in the picture above is Colombia’s Guatavita Lake, better known as El Dorado. The legend that its bottom is heavy with treasure arose when the conquering Spaniards learned that the then-native Chibchas sunk gold there as an offering to the gods. The actual gold found at Guatavita […]